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-Iraqi Christians Praying for Their ISIS Enemies?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Jesus taught his followers to pray for their enemies and that is exactly what Iraqi Christians are doing. ISIS has destroyed churches, has persecuted and killed Christians, and forced women and children into slavery but the Christians continue to pray. Here’s the story from Christianity Today: An Iraqi priest has described Christians as the "salt" […]

-Iraq: Tragic Exodus of Christians From Mosul

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

               (Flag of ISIS: Wikipedia) Mosul is the second largest city in Iraq and it was home to the largest remaining conclave of Christians in the country. Now nearly all of the tens of thousands of Christians in the city have left everything behind in order to flee the onslaught of the radical ISIS (Islamic […]

-Iraq: 34 Christians Killed in Bomb Attacks on Christmas

Friday, December 27th, 2013

                           (Map of Iraq: Wikipedia) It was another bloody Christmas for Christians in Bagdad, Iraq. At least 34 were killed in bomb attacks on Christmas Day according to Reuters: At least 34 people were killed in three bombings in Christian areas of Baghdad on Wednesday, including a car bomb that exploded as worshippers were leaving […]

-Iraqi Christians Are Afraid to Celebrate Christmas

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

    (Iraqi Prime Minister in the Flag: Truthout.org) Christians in Iraq are now afraid to openly celebrate Christmas in 2013. Read this report from ASSIST News Service: “Violence-Weary Iraqi Christians Can’t Celebrate Christmas in Peace” Response: There was a time when there were over one million Christians in Iraq and they were free to decorate […]

-Europeans Dealing with Thousands of Iraqi Christian Refugees

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

          (Members of the Council of Europe via Wikipedia) Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians continue to leave Iraq in search of safety and normalcy for their families. Many immigrate to other middle eastern countries like Syria and Jordan which allow some freedoms and protection for Christians but also some limitations. Iraqi refugees attempting to […]

-Thousands of Christians Continue to Flee Iraq

Friday, December 17th, 2010

                   ( Catholic Iraqi refugees in Jordan via Wikipedia) Since the Oct. 31 deadly attack on a Catholic Church in Bagdad, thousands of Christians have fled Iraq, many to Syria, Jordan and Lebanon. Plus thousands more have moved north to the Kurdish controlled region of Iraq where Christians are apparently safer. Some have also tried […]